Insomniac's Fuse bombs in UK chart, only managing 37th on debut
GRID 2 takes first, despite selling 29% less in opening week than original
Codemasters' driving sim sequel GRID 2 has come out on top of this week's struggle for the UK charts despite selling 29 per cent less in its opening week than its predecessor - which debuted in second place five years ago.
FIFA 13, in second place, had a resurgence of sales thanks to the UK schools half-term break, which pushed retail numbers upwards by 17 per cent. The rest of the top five is made up from Dead Island: Riptide, Far Cry 3 and last week's number one: Resident Evil Revelations.
The only other new entry in the week's top 40 is a very disappointing 37th for Insomniac's Fuse, the studio which produced the Resistance series. The title has struggled with critical reception following a high-profile marketing campaign.
UKIE Games Charts courtesy of GfK Chart-Track
|Last Week||This Week||Title|
|New Entry||1||GRID 2|
|4||3||Dead Island: Riptide|
|3||4||Far Cry 3|
|1||5||Resident Evil: Revelations|
|6||6||Assassin's Creed III|
|3||7||Metro Last Light|
|5||8||Donkey Kong Country Returns|
|12||9||LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes|
|9||12||Luigi's Mansion 2|
|15||13||Need For Speed Most Wanted|
|10||15||LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins|
|26||17||LEGO Lord of the Rings|
|11||18||Injustice: Gods Among Us|
|23||19||Grand Theft Auto IV|
|21||20||The Elder Scrolls IV: Skyrim|